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Pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata)
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Family: Pontederiaceae (Pickerelweed)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: June to November
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 6 parts
Location: Armstrong Trail
Notes: Aquatic plant.
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- Wild Lupine
Pickerweed is an aquatic plant, and has a much larger leaf than the lupine.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.